Month: October 2010

in the news: stella for target launches

in the news: stella for target launches

Well, ladies – it’s here! The new Stella McCartney for Target range launched today and down at the Brisbane CBD store, it was the usual madness one expects from a limited edition diffusion line release. I tried on several pieces from the collection but ended […]

halloween is almost here…

halloween is almost here…

Halloween is this weekend but if you haven’t started planning your costume yet, fear not – the internet is hear to save you! FashionFoodFatale gives some spooky inspired pieces that could be worked back into your regular wardrobe (they also point out these cute ghost […]

in the news: potter vs mcqueen

in the news: potter vs mcqueen

It’s every little girls’ dream – Harry Potter, a wedding and a beautiful Alexander McQueen gown. Ok, I’ll admit not many little girls know of Alexander McQueen but apparently that’s not an issue because according to costume designer Jany Temime, the dress worn by Fleur […]

at the movies: the social network

at the movies: the social network

Last night, the boy and I had the opportunity to attend an advance screening of one of this year’s most hotly anticipated films. The Social Network tells the story of Mark Zuckerberg’s creation of Facebook. We’ve all heard the near-mythical tale of the young Harvard […]

lusting for: a winter’s night

lusting for: a winter’s night

It’s hard to believe but it’s now officially only two months until Christmas. The year has truly flown by and now those of us in the southern hemisphere are starting to heat up while our friends in the north are starting to feel rather chilly […]

in the news: canturi barbie

in the news: canturi barbie

I’ve been looking at the Barbie poster in the window of Canturi in Queens Plaza for months thinking to myself “how much does it cost and who would buy it?” Well, after last night’s auction at Christie’s New York, we still don’t know who bought […]

lusting for: rainy day accessories

lusting for: rainy day accessories

Apparently the rains are coming back. As I type, the sun is taunting me through my window but I just know that the moment I get up to head outside, the heavens will open and I’ll be drenched yet again. And so I think it’s […]

what’s on: valentino retrospective

what’s on: valentino retrospective

I know the exhibition has been open for a while but on Friday, I finally got a chance to check out the Valentino, Retrospective: Past/Present/Future at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) for myself. Let me say that this Australian exclusive exhibit is truly incredible […]

lusting for: lanvin for h&m

lusting for: lanvin for h&m

They’ve been teasing us for weeks. There was the competition for bloggers to win an exclusive teaser video, which Zet Fashion won but the video showed us nothing of the clothes. Then there was other teaser trailer that showed us, well, still no clothes. At […]

in the news: the iphone band

in the news: the iphone band

Atomic Tom, a four-piece band from Brooklyn, have been performing for a while but nobody really paid them much attention. After all, there are a lot of semi-decent bands in NYC. Over the past few days, however, this band has become rather popular. On Friday, […]

in the news: sexy shoes

in the news: sexy shoes

Foowear News and Saks Fifth Avenue have joined forces to honour the sexiest shoes of 2010. According to Fab Sugar, this gorgeous “Maralena 140” multi-coloured Swarovski crystal covered mesh peep-toe slingback pump from Christian Louboutin was crowned the winner. Personally, I agree this is one […]

lusting for: anna sui re-releases

lusting for: anna sui re-releases

Do you ever look at past designer collections and think to yourself, “I wish I’d bought that gorgeous dress/skirt/poncho because I’d still be wearing it today”. Well, now one of my favourite designers – Anna Sui – has taken it upon herself to re-release some […]